May 21 is World Cultural Diversity Day. Here are some resources for Teachers and Students.
In 2001, UNESCO adopted the Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity followed by a UN Resolution in December of 2002 declaring May 21 as the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development.
If you’re looking for resources or assignments to give students to help learn more about World Cultural Diversity Day and how cultures help shape who we are, you’ve come to the right place!
Amid school closures, online classes can offer new opportunities for culturally responsive teaching. Here’s what one educator is trying with her fifth grade students.
My ninth-grade Spanish students resisted my assignment to write about their cultures. “My family doesn’t have any cultural traditions,” one said. “My culture is that I’m just normal,” added another. “I don’t have a culture,” said another.
In today’s multicultural schools and classrooms, resolving conflict means being culturally aware.
In what ways do we tell a “single story” about other people, cultures, religions, etc.?
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In 2003, the HHRC joined friends and family of Jerry and Rochelle Slivka, both Holocaust survivors, to dedicate a memorial in honor of their lives and their dedication to Holocaust education. Also attached is a news clipping from the Lodi News Sentinel.
Education is the point at which we decide whether we love the world enough to assume responsibility for it and by the same token to save it from that ruin, which, except for renewal, except for the coming of the new and the young, would be inevitable.
About Simon Wiesenthal Simon Wiesenthal was born in Buczacz, Ukraine, in 1908. After surviving various labor camps and a forced march, Wiesenthal was liberated from Mathausen on May 5, 1945. At the time of liberation he weighed less than one hundred pounds. As soon as he was healthy enough, Wiesenthal began to compile evidence of…
We do encourage you to join us for the eight edition of our “Daffodils” social-educational campaign. We wish to commemorate the outbreak of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising on 19 April 1943, as we have done for the past eight years.
Here’s a photo of the class and presenters from the 1984 Summer Seminar that led to the creation of the HHRC along with the cover from the workshop program.